Female farmers of Deir ez-Zor strengthen their bond with soil by organizing

Female farmers of Deir ez-Zor keep working in agriculture despite the cut of the water supply of the Euphrates River by Turkey. They have dug water wells to water crops in order to not be forcibly displaced. Despite the difficult working conditions, the women of Deir ez-Zor are going to organize under the umbrella of the Farmers' Union.

Four Years After its Liberation, Raqqa is Setting an Example for Post-War Syria

When Raqqa was liberated four years ago, the city was largely in ruins. The streets were covered in rubble, its citizens were largely displaced, and tens of thousands of mines and IEDs that were left by ISIS littered the city, posing a huge risk to the safety of both security forces and civilians. The education system of the city had been utilized by ISIS to brainwash the people, including children. Services were nonexistent after months of warfare. The status of women in the city had been abysmal under ISIS rule. Raqqa’s society had to be rebuilt from the ground up.

North Syria: Impact of water shortages caused by Turkey discussed in international forum

Delegates at an international forum in Hasekê have held discussions on the critical water shortage in the region caused mainly by Turkey's diversion of the water flow from the Euphrates in violation of a protocol dated 1987.

Recommendations of the International Water Forum in Hesekê

The International Water Forum in North and East Syria has concluded with a series of recommendations from the 300 delegates from inside and outside the country. The Turkish state is to be sued for using water as a weapon of war.

Sirîn Water Union carries out successful drinking water project

With the support of the Drinking Water General Administration, Sirîn Water Union met the drinking water needs of Sirîn district and its villages by pumping water from the Euphrates River.

The Euphrates Crisis in Syria

For months, Turkey has violated its 1987 agreement with Syria over shares of the Euphrates River's water, causing suffering and shortages of food, water, and electricity among the farmers, fishermen, and other residents of the river's banks.

Turkey’s reduction of the Euphrates water slams into cotton harvest

The invading Turkish state’s reduction of the Euphrates River’s water, rising temperatures and increasing cost of fertilizer have adversely affected cotton production in North and East Syria.

Euphrates Water Reaches Syria’s Hasakah

The water of the Euphrates River has actually reached the reservoirs of the water station of al-Aziziyah after nine-month work on the project of bringing the Euphrates water to Hasakah, Salwa Saleh, co-chair of the General Directorate of Drinking  Water in Hasakah, northeast Syria, said on Tuesday. “The 130-km pipes and the lifting stations, which

Baxoz Water Station being repaired

The Public Services Committee is working to minimise the problems caused by the reduction of the Euphrates river carried out by Turkey. To this end, the Baxoz water station is currently being repaired.

The Attempt to Dry Up a Revolution

The Turkish state uses water as a weapon against the population in North and East Syria.

Solar power the alternative to supply electricity in Syria’s Hasakah countryside

Recently, the countryside of Hasakah, northeast Syria, has seen an increasing demand on installing solar panels amid continuous power outage.

Euphrates River Dry Due to Turkey’s Brutal Occupation, Withholding Water

The front lines may have stabilized, yet Turkey’s war on North and East Syria continues through its weaponization of water. The dry river beds of the once-mighty Euphrates River are just another image of the brutality of the illegal Turkish occupation of the region.